Grant Details

North Dakota Council on the Arts - Professional Development

Contact
Name
Lisa McCallum, Program Officer
Phone
701-328-7615
Address
105 North 4th Street
Bismarck, ND 58501
Details
Programs
  • Arts, Culture and Humanities including Library, Museum and Historical Society Grants
  • Education
States
  • North Dakota
Maximum Grant Amount
$1,000
Deadline
June 25, 2024
Description

North Dakota Council on the Arts is accepting applications to the Professional Development grant program.

Funding is available for nonprofit art organizations, educational institutions, and individual artists and art educators to engage in arts-related learning activities. Proposed activities can be in the United States or international.

This Program Funds:
For Arts Organizations
  • For staff member(s), board member(s), and/or volunteer(s) to participate in a learning activity that will support their artistic and/or business duties related to the organization, including workshops, classes, seminars, and/or conferences (in person or online).
  • To hire a consultant or adviser for an arts-related professional development learning activity for staff member(s), board member(s), and/or volunteer(s) (in person or online) (e.g. hiring a consultant to lead a board in developing a strategic plan or executive director job search).

For Individual Artists
  • To participate in a learning activity that develops artistic skills, including one-on-one study, coaching, workshops, classes, residencies, seminars, and/or conferences (in person or online).
  • To participate in a professional development learning activity that will develop business skills related to the arts, including one-on-one study, coaching, workshops, classes, seminars, and/or conferences (in person or online) (e.g. grant writing).
  • To hire a consultant or adviser for an arts-related professional development learning activity (in person or online) (e.g. hiring a consultant to support developing a marketing strategy).

For Arts Educators
  • To participate in a professional development learning activity that will develop teaching skills in the arts, including workshops, classes, and/or conferences (in person or online).

For Educational Institutions
  • To hire an advisor, consultant, and/or teaching professional for a professional development learning activity for faculty members that will develop teaching skills in the arts (in person or online). 

Note: There is limited funding available for this program. Early submission is highly recommended. Applications are reviewed and grants awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis and it is not guaranteed that funds will be available for all the panel dates listed.

Eligibility
Applicants must be one of the following: 
  • An individual artist
  • An arts educator
  • A North Dakota state tax-exempt nonprofit arts organization
  • A Federally tax-exempt nonprofit arts organization
  • A North Dakota public education institution. Arts budgets must be isolated from the larger entity’s budget and have an advisory committee for the proposed project.

Additional Eligibility Guidelines for Individual Artists and Arts Educators
  • Be a United States citizen or have attained permanent resident status;
  • Be at least 18 years of age on the application’s due date;
  • Be a North Dakota resident for at least one year prior to the application’s due date and continue to reside in North Dakota throughout the contract period;
  • Cannot be enrolled as a full-time student.

Additional Eligibility Guidelines for Nonprofit Arts Organizations
  • Arts organizations must be physically located in North Dakota.
  • Majority of arts programming, services, or activities must take place in North Dakota, and primarily serve and engage North Dakota audiences and participants.
  • The applicant’s staff members, board members, and/or volunteers, who will benefit from the program’s funds, must be at least 18 years of age on the application’s due date.
  • The applicant’s staff members, board members, and/or volunteers, who will benefit from the program’s funds, cannot be enrolled as a full-time student.

Deadlines
Round 1: Tuesday, April 23, 2024 (project dates July 1, 2024-June 30, 2025)
Round 2: Tuesday, June 25, 2024 (project dates September 1, 2024-June 30, 2025)
Round 3: Tuesday, August 20, 2024 (project dates November 1, 2024-June 30, 2025)
Round 4: Tuesday, October 15, 2025 (project dates January 1, 2025-June 30, 2025)
Round 5: Tuesday, December 10, 2024 (project dates March 1, 2025-June 30, 2025)
Round 6: Tuesday, February 18, 2025 (project dates May 1, 2025-June 30, 2025)

Grant information was last reviewed by our staff on 4/24/2024

Application Link
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